Careers

Create With Us!

 

Have you ever wanted to work on globally recognized fantasy IP?
Do you have a passion for MMOs or the Fantasy genre?
Does the idea of living in Bangkok, Thailand appeal to you?

If you answered yes, then, Virtual Realms is a great place for you to take your career to the next level! We’re entering an exciting phase of expansion and are looking for amazing talent to fill our ranks to work on an ambitious new MMORPG with one of the most recognizable fantasy IPs in video games!

We’re looking for someone with a knack for the unconventional to aid us on our path to innovative success. We encourage the sharing of ideas and passion for games. We’ll stop at nothing to bring the best MMO worlds to gaming on the go. So if you have the drive to build new and exciting experiences, join us!

Life in Bangkok

 

Whether you love kicking back and relaxing or spend your nights out on the town, Bangkok has something you’ll love! Get to know Thai culture as you ferry down the river to visit iconic temples and eat amazing food. Love amazing views? Visit one of the many rooftop bars and restaurants Bangkok has to offer for a night out. Don’t worry if you’re looking board gaming or gaming bars, in general, we have tons of those too.

Maybe you’re looking for a great workout, Bangkok is full of high-quality gyms. Honestly, you don’t even need a membership; almost every park in Bangkok has free weights and manual cardio equipment. Not to mention, the parks are an amazing escape to the urban jungle to kick back and relax!

Did we mention the food? Enjoy the best, most authentic Thai cuisine, you’ll have access to cuisines from all over the world. Bangkok has an amazing dining and craft cocktail/beer scene. Ask our Community Manager, she knows half the bar owners.

Not only will you have all these amazing experiences right outside your door, you’ll be a short (inexpensive) bus, train, plane away from world renown vacation spots! Take a weekend trip down to beautiful Phi Phi islands or check out the Full Moon party on Koh Samui. Travel a little further, Japan is only a 4-5 hour flight away.

We’ll always happy to answer any questions you have about life in Thailand. Don’t be afraid to reach out and apply today!

Lead Game Designer

As our Lead Game Designer, you’ll bring experience and direction to our team. You’ll use your knowledge, skills and passion to create and shape our game content and systems for a brand new Fantasy mobile MMO. You’ll play a vital role in shaping the next steps for Virtual Realms.

You are:

  • MMO Expert: You have a minimum of 5 years of experience in the game industry with 3+ years of online game dev experience working on a shipped title
  • Passionate Gamer: You have passion for fantasy MMO games and thrive in fast-paced, challenging environments
  • Knowledgeable Leader: You have a clear track record indicating your expertise and understanding of the MMO design mechanics and principles and a broad understanding of the Mobile space
  • Effective Communicator: You have a knack for communicating complex and creative ideas in simple to understand manner with a minimum of a business level English language proficiency
  • Able Globetrotter: You are willing and ready to relocate to beautiful Bangkok, Thailand. Enjoy the rustle and bustle of city life during the week and take a quick getaway to whimsical tropical beaches on the weekend!

You will:

  • Write and adapt storylines, dialogue and text to suit various international game markets
  • Work as part of a team to design and implement game content (zones, quests, encounters, systems, etc.)
  • Evaluate, tweak and balance gameplay on a day-to-day basis
  • Liaise with software development and art teams to prototype, implement and refine new game features
  • Maintain an open style of communication to foster the flow of creativity and innovation
  • Create and maintain agile game design documentation
  • Carry out any other duties consistent with the position as may be required

QA Lead

As our Senior QA, you will lead the company’s efforts in bringing the highest quality of gameplay to our communities. You’ll construct and own the strategy to deliver the best to our players.

You are:

  • A Mobile QA Expert: You have ample experience in QA for MMO games with at least 2 years in the mobile sector and with automated testing
  • A Worldly Communicator: You can work with international teams and have worked on games for localization
  • A Technical Gamer: You have a technical understanding of the development process and key components to facilitate defect detection and reporting
  • An Experienced Go-Getter: You have knowledge of and experience with full-cycle software development and testing methodology and are always looking to stay ahead of the competition

You will:

  • Develop comprehensive test plans and detailed test cases from documented game requirements
  • Create, edit, execute and maintain test cases on assigned projects
  • Build and Test on a variety of mobile platforms
  • Create detailed tracking reports to track errors and resolutions
  • Communicate frequently with production and development to ensure smooth workflow
  • Attend meetings to report work progress and critical issues
  • Mentor testers on the various development practices, and how they relate to quality assurance.
  • Perform directed ad-hoc testing on focused areas

Game Level Designer

As our Game Level Designer, you will be helping give life to the world itself on our new fantasy project. You’ll be involved in creating the vast world design, as well as, the technical implementation of the zones.

You are:

  • A 3D Maven: You are experienced with good technical skills in visual world building and world development in the video game industry
  • A Collaborator: You can work with other teams to ensure that those objectives are met while enhancing the player experience from concept to completion
  • A Detailed Planner: You have an eye for details while still delivering on tight deadlines
  • A True Creative: You have a strong understanding of mechanics and can work that into unique level experiences
  • An Able Globetrotter: You are willing and ready to relocate to beautiful Bangkok, Thailand. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of city life during the week and take a quick getaway to whimsical tropical beaches on the weekend!

You will:

  • Create riveting gameplay scenarios that support and enhance the core mechanics and vision of the game
  • Collaborate closely with Game Designer to define and tweak game mechanics
  • Develop and maintain documentation maps, including mission’s intentions and high-level concepts
  • Produce level layouts in collaboration with the level artists
  • Implement gameplay events into the maps by using specialized tools (world editor, scripting systems…)
  • Conduct gameplay evaluations with the team providing feedback and suggestions to help fine-tune and improve the game.

Producer

In the Producer role, you’ll be combining strategic management and budgeting responsibilities, where the position holder will lead the company’s overall production and project management strategy. You’ll set standards and build the strategy for project management, as well as, manage day-to-day operations within the development teams.

You are:

  • Industry Expert: You get the industry inside and out with an encompassing knowledge base to lead, plan, prioritize workload
  • Responsibility Opinionated: You have lots of insight on where the direction games should take, but can effectively communicate across disciplines and are open to adjustments
  • MMORPG Lover: You have a long-running relationship with MMORPGs. Bonus for the fantasy genre.
  • Organized Leader: Not only do you inspire those around you to get on board, but you do so with a solid foundation in project management methods
  • Savvy Jetsetter: You’re willing and able to relocate to Bangkok, Thailand

You will:

  • Lead, coach and mentor the team, ensuring that standards and games’ development processes are the highest specification and continually improved
  • Take full responsibility for the development cycles including concept, pre-production, production, approval, quality assurance, code release and foreign translations
  • Define the milestones schedule and content and validating delivered key milestones in relation to the objectives
  • Manage time efficiently by planning, task prioritization, coordination of internal and external resources, risk assessment, and proactive problem solving
  • Manage external/outsourced teams
  • Ensure that the highest quality work is produced within the parameters of the style set for the game and completed within the specified timescales
  • Produce development content in line with the required style
  • Participate and contribute to the decision-making process relating to product development

Senior Game Designer

As our Senior Game Designer, you will play a critical role in ensuring our project’s success. You are multi-talented and experienced in the MMORPG realm. You have a strong aptitude for critical thinking and analysis, a strong visual aesthetic, and everlasting love for playing games.

You are:

  • Creative Visionary: You can take our design philosophies and transform them into epic and intriguing content
  • Industry Veteran: You have extensive content and systems design experience from conception to shipment with experience on live titles
  • Curious Intellectual: You display strong objective analysis skills and have a thirst for solving the next issue long before it arises
  • Clutch Player: You flexible and adapt to working in an ever-changing environment with tight deadlines
  • Effective Communicator: You have a knack for communicating complex and creative ideas in simple to understand manner with a minimum of a business level English language proficiency

You will:

  • Develop content and systems to fit the game style to ensure the best player experience
  • Take big picture concepts and design philosophies and translate them into strong, engaging content
  • Be a go-to team member for design and implement game content such as encounters, systems, quests, etc.
  • Analyze and adjust gameplay balance on a day-to-day basis
  • Maintain an open communication style to foster the flow of creativity and innovation

Game Designer

As one of our Game Designers, you’ll be in a great place to develop your career. We’re open to candidates who can adapt to various forms of content and systems design, people who are capable of taking big picture concepts and design philosophies and translating them into strong, engaging content.

You are:

  • Creative Thinker: You have an inherent creative streak and love solving puzzles and creating immersive experiences.
  • Fantasy Fan: You enjoy fantasy genre in all forms; games, tabletop, books, etc.
  • Self-Starter: You thrive in environments where you have a lot of freedom and get work done!
  • Proper Conversationalist: You have excellent written and verbal skills
  • Cultured Spirit: You are willing and able to relocate to Bangkok, Thailand

You will:

  • Construct compelling game content such as zones, quests, encounters, etc.
  • Implement game design choices from concepts through to delivery
  • Evaluate, adjust and maintain game balance on the day-to-day
  • Pitch ideas for implementation to the appropriate parties
  • Deliver projects on time with little supervision

Senior 3D Artist

As our Senior 3D Artist, you’ll create living breathing characters with personality. You’ll work closely with other artists to assist in the creation of character concepts. You’ll be an integral part of bringing our game to life.

You are:

  • Versatile: You have extensive experience with a range of different styles in modeling sculpting and texturing
  • Portfolio Ready: You have a highly detailed 3D art portfolio with a focus on character models
  • Master of the Arts: You have mastered the standard art packages such as Maya/3Dsmas, Photoshop, and Zbrush
  • Gamer: You have experience working in Unity and/or a similar game engine and implementing 3D works
  • Seasoned Mentor: You have excellent verbal and written English skills, as well as, good instructional skills
  • Bonus: If you understand mobile game asset development processes, limitations and dependencies and/or have animation/rigging skills

You will:

  • Construct compelling game content such as zones, quests, encounters, etc.
  • Implement game design choices from concepts through to delivery
  • Evaluate, adjust and maintain game balance on the day-to-day
  • Pitch ideas for implementation to the appropriate parties
  • Deliver projects on time with little supervision

Technical Artist

As our Technical Artist, you will be instrumental in developing the processes, tools and pipelines that will enable the creation of the content for our new IP. You’ll be working closely with the artists and team leads to carry out the technical and aesthetic vision of the game.

You are:

  • Problem Solver: You are a rare combo of artistic and technical skills used to solve complex challenges within the tools and the game engine
  • Art Aficionado: You are proficient in 3DSMax / Maya (Hard-Surface Modeling / Texturing / UV Layout, Skinning / Rigging, Animation, Particle Effects, MaxScript Tool Design and Scripting), as well as, Photoshop texturing
  • Established Gamer: You have shipped one or more AAA titles in a technical role with a passion for gaming
  • Bonus:
    • Technical Master: You have mastered one or more technical skills including tools scripting, particle engines, shader development, visual effects, or lighting
    • Versatile: You are skilled in concept, visual effects, or modeling and/or understand UI/UX principles applied to tools of development

You will:

  • Help shape and evolve art pipelines, including proprietary tools, software, plug-ins, and game technology
  • Collaborate with game designers, artists, and engineers to ensure that technical art toolset is serving the project needs
  • Ensure art assets are integrated into Unity Engine from 3DSMax/Maya, meeting artistic and technical requirements
  • Identify potential and recurring workflow problems and collaborate with other developers to come up with viable solutions
  • Create and maintain documentation for tools, conventions and procedures.
  • Provide technical support to the art and design teams
  • Investigates new techniques, assists in prototyping and helps other developers with technical roadblocks

Environment Artist

As our Environment Artist, you will play a key role in creating innovative, excellent artistic content to ensure our players are fully engulfed in the game’s world. You have a strong eye for detail and an impeccable understanding of both real-world architecture and fantasy based environments.

You are:

  • Ambitious Artist: You have either developed your skills through on-the-job experience (game industry preferred) or obtained a degree
  • Competent Creator: You are an expert in one or more of the following industry standard tools: 3D Studio Max, Maya, Photoshop, ZBrush and/or Mudbox and are familiar with Unity or other game engines
  • Organized and Motivated: You have the ability to multi-task and prioritize work appropriately demonstrates your efficiency without compromising on quality
  • Excellent Communicator: You display strong verbal and written English skills as well as instructional skills
  • Bonus:
    • Experience in game engine environment setup (lighting, time of day, fog/skyboxes, palette control, and post-process effects).
    • Interest and abilities in Game / Level Design

You will:

  • Create, iterate and polish beautiful 3D environments through efficient modeling and texturing
  • Ensure artistic style is consistent with the visual style of the games you are working on
  • Help maintain a balance of art quality versus performance in the game engine
  • Be proactive in seeking feedback and pushing yourself creatively
  • Contribute to helping improve the workflow of the graphics production pipeline
  • Give and receive constructive and creative feedback across art disciplines
  • Work within the development team to resolve technical aesthetic issues
  • Optimise environment content to the highest standard
  • Recognise areas of opportunity and help others create AAA-standard work

UI/UX Designer

As our UI/UX Designer, you’ll own UI features and drive them to completion. You’ll lead the way through user flows, wireframes and interactive prototypes. You’ll have the main say in shaping the user experience.

You are:

  • Collaborative by Nature: You enjoy working with others to develop concepts and ideas with strong problem-solving skills
  • Opportunist: You see new challenges as opportunities to develop your own skills and keen to keep honing your technical ability and expertise.
  • Seasoned: You are proficient in game engines such as Unity as well as Adobe Photoshop, After Effects and Flash. You have an excellent grasp of typography and color theory
  • Multi-Tasker: You can work on a number of assignment and prioritize work with efficiency without compromising quality
  • Gamer: You have passion for games and care greatly about the user experience
  • Bonus: You have a strong technical background with the ability to work in an agile environment and grasp new programs and systems quickly. You have experience in game engine environment setup

You will:

  • Create, iterate and polish beautiful 3D environments through efficient modeling and texturing
  • Ensure artistic style is consistent with the visual style of the games you are working on
  • Help maintain a balance of art quality versus performance in the game engine
  • Be proactive in seeking feedback and pushing yourself creatively
  • Contribute to helping improve the workflow of the graphics production pipeline
  • Give and receive constructive and creative feedback across art disciplines
  • Work within the development team to resolve technical aesthetic issues
  • Optimise environment content to the highest standard
  • Recognise areas of opportunity and help others create AAA-standard work